NFL suspends player for using marijuana to treat Crohn's disease


The NFL handed Buffalo Bills lineman Seantrel Henderson a 10-game suspension on Tuesday for violating the league’s controlled substance policy. 

Henderson was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease last year, and uses marijuana to cope with the effects. His 10-game suspension comes after serving an additional four-game suspension at the beginning of the 2016 season for marijuana use. 

Henderson’s suspension provides even more fuel to the heated debate on the NFL’s arguably overbearing policy on marijuana use. 

“There is zero allowable medical exemption for this per the NFL,” Henderson’s agent Brian Fetter said after his first suspension, per Deadspin, “however, there clearly should be.” Read more…

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